Re: Safe Swim Defense
Jonathan Dixon (dixonj@ROCOCO.COLORADO.EDU)
Fri, 31 Oct 1997 12:42:44 MST
From: "Charles R. Batteau" <charles.r.batteau@BELLATLANTIC.COM>
> 7. Swimmers paired as buddies - sure, you should keep this. The pool
> might object to your doing regular buddy checks, but the adult
> leader could do informal buddy checks by calling out, "Billy!
> Where's your buddy?"
Actually, in all of the times our troop did it the pool lifeguards
were always willing to occasionally blow their whistle, yell "Scouts
Buddy Check", and count off the time. In fact, they seemed to enjoy
doing so. I'd guess something could be worked out at other facilities.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City